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Where did the Irish Athey family come from? When did the Athey family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Athey family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Athy, Athey, Athie and others.
First found in Galway, where they held a family seat as one of the 'Tribes of Galway.' Irish history, after the Norman Conquest of England, was strongly influenced by the invasion of Strongbow in 1172, almost equal to the enormous Irish cultural impact on England Scotland, Wales and the whole of Europe before the Norman Conquest from the 1st to 7th centuries. Many Irish clans, sept names were intermixed and family groupings became almost indistinguishable. This family name settled in Galway and it is said to be of Norman origin.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Athey Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Athey Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
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